​Department of Paediatrics and Child Health

The Department of Paediatrics and Child Health at Aga Khan University is committed to providing state-of-the-art clinical services and quality care to children. We imparts excellent undergraduate and postgraduate training and undertake community oriented research of public health importance. 


The current research projects include:

  • Maternal and child nutrition and supplementation projects

  • Epidemiolog​y, rapid diagnosis, cost effective community management and prevention of typhoid fever

  • Short course antibiotic therapy for childhood meningitis

  • Epidemiology of Helicobacter pylori

  • Epidemiology of diarrhea diseases including Shigellosis and Cholera

  • Epidemiology of asthma

  • Community oriented neonatal care

  • Long-term effects of low birth weight in respective of growth, development, hypertension, diabetes and others

  • Maternal micronutrient supplementation and reduction of LBW.